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Red Grooms (b. 1937)
END OF AN ORGY FROM C.B. DEMILLE'S "MANSLAUGHTER" 1922, 1973
watercolor, ink, and graphite paper construction mounted to painted panel, in artist's Plexiglas case; inscribed and dated 'Red Grooms after Cecil B. DeMille 1922 - 1973'; titled on the reverse of the panel
Case: 12 5/8 by 17 5/8 by 6 7/8 in. (32.1 by 44.8 by 17.5 cm.)
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Private Collection, New York

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Executed in 1973, the present work is an homage to the iconic orgy scene from Cecil B. DeMille's 1922 silent film 'Manslaugter.'  Grooms work had a dialogue with DeMille's throughout his career, notably creating an Egytian-style movie theatre inspired by DeMille's 1956 film 'The Ten Commandments,' displayed during his 1986 exhibition 'Pride and Grooms: A Lively Retrospective.'

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